Me Personally

portrait of depressed senior man with drawing storm cloud over g

Pay It Forward

by Rhianna on July 17, 2014

I know we are supposed to wake up each day and choose to be happy. I know it can be a conscious decision; we are the ones in charge of our mood and how we decide to feel each day, we have the power. But sometimes you wake up feeling less than great. And making
Continue Reading

Directional Sign

Health Myths BUSTED!

by Rhianna on July 14, 2014

The other day I read an article that has been doing the rounds on social media- common nutrition based myths the majority of people believe. I posted it on our Facebook page so click here is you want to have a read. I found myself agreeing with quite a few of these myths, and disagreeing
Continue Reading

Hand Rolled Sushi

Hidden Names For MSG

by Rhianna on July 8, 2014

A new Japanese restaurant has opened up close to me, and being someone who generally loves Japanese food, my partner and I were quick to try it out. I was particularly attracted to the NO MSG message they displayed on their menus. I have noticed as I have got older, MSG has become more and
Continue Reading

Old Map And Compass

Healthy Tips For Domestic Travel

by Rhianna on July 7, 2014

I have just come back from a fantastic long weekend in Canberra, celebrating the upcoming marriage of a lovely friend of mine. Yep, I went to a hens, and no I didn’t repeat the mistakes my beautiful partner made a few months ago on his last bucks night! Read about his shenanigans and their long
Continue Reading

Young Man Watching Tv

Documentaries For Your Viewing Pleasure

by Rhianna on July 3, 2014

Sometimes there is nothing better than watching something that stimulates you on an eye opening, intellectual level. There are so many fantastic documentaries out there that really don’t get any publicity (for conspiracy theory reasons I think!), and so it is easy for the general public to miss out. There is a whole host of
Continue Reading

Hiker with backpack enjoying valley view from top of a mountain

The Difference in Detox

by Rhianna on June 30, 2014

Two beautiful sisters I know have recently been struggling with their skin. Both are over the age of 21, and up to this point have had the amazing peaches and cream complexion most women dream about. Having started up a new business at the beginning of this year, both girls have worked their little butts
Continue Reading

Story

Tell Me Your Story

by Rhianna on June 24, 2014

I remember the precise moment I started to read. I was in grade 2 and there was a new book on the Silent Reading trolley about a dashing fox with 9 tails. Previously I had fought against reading, struggling over the words, wrestling with them one at a time; preferring to memorise a story and
Continue Reading

Food Allergy Labels

What’s Your Label?

by Rhianna on June 20, 2014

Having dinner the other day with a friend of mine, we lamented over the labels that get attached to us over our life span. That morning I had stopped in at a healthy café and ordered a caffeine free chai on coconut milk. Very much taken in by their delicious looking bakery treats I asked
Continue Reading

Woman With Headache, Migraine, Stress, Insomnia, Hangover

Is Your Body At War?

by Rhianna on June 16, 2014

Today I woke up with one mean hangover! My eyes felt puffy with big dark bags under them, I woke up heavily and reluctantly, wishing it was Sunday, my head full and fuzzy and I was a generally grumpy little human. Alcohol? What alcohol? Oh no, this isn’t your typical one-drink-too-many hang over. This is
Continue Reading

Bali morning

Bali Dreaming

by Rhianna on June 12, 2014

Last night I went to Bali. I awoke in an ornate wooden four poster bed, draped with a lattice of mosquito netting. Rising to slide the craved wooden door inwards, I walked outside and tasted the rich scent of incense on the air.  The grass was dewy damp and glistening like a field of perfect
Continue Reading